Position Purpose: This position will support the communication efforts of the entire Knapheide organization through management of the internal employee app and newsletter, among other marketing and communications related responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for interfacing with various departments throughout the organization to gather content for dispersion across internal communication channels.
  • Planning, creation and execution of content posted on internal employee app.
  • Acquire and maintain a knowledge of the business, how it works and how to best communicate with various departments.
  • Understand appropriate content to post to specific audiences with various roles throughout the company.
  • Evaluate post performance, respond to comments, route questions to the appropriate personnel and make sure that they are answered.
  • Develop ideas for content and brainstorm with key players ideas that support various company initiatives and the best ways to communicate those initiatives.
  • Initiate conversations, manage timelines and perform continuous follow-up to ensure that projects are completed on time.
  • Take photos or video to support written content.
  • Help maintain a consistent brand for all Knapheide communications, while creating high-quality, error-free copy.

Position Skills/Educational Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Marketing, Business, Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or related field or an Associate’s degree with 3+ years of related experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable initiating conversations, managing timelines and continuous follow-up to ensure that projects are completed.
  • Experience in social, blog, web and email content creation, preferred.
  • Experience in the Adobe Creative Suite of products (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign etc.), preferred.
  • Experience with photography and videography, a plus.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Must be able to multi-task, have good team working and communication skills, and work in a fast-paced environment.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package, that includes access to free medical care at The Knapheide Family Wellness Center (only applicable to Quincy, IL employees) as well as an opportunity to be part of a successful and growing organization.

Interested candidates should apply online to submit a resume in complete confidence.

Human Resources
THE KNAPHEIDE MANUFACTURING COMPANY
PO Box 7140
Quincy, IL 62305

EOE OF MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETS/DISABILITY

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